National Book Auctions

OCTOBER 25,, 2009 NATIONAL BOOK AUCTION LISTINGS - ITEMS SUBJECT TO CHANGE [FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 607-269-0101] • RETURN TO HOME PAGE

 

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Page 12

Realized Prices

 

Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Lot 2415

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The Illustrated History of Methodism in Great Britain, America and Australia from the Days of the Wesleys by Rev. W. H. Daniels - Dated 1895 by Hunt & Eaton
- The History of the Religious Movement of the Eighteenth Century Called Methodism by Abel Stevens - Dated 1859 by Carlton & Porter - Two volumes. Front hinge of first volume is cracked.
- The Life of the Rev. John Wesley by Richard Watson - Dated 1857 by E. Stevenson & F. A. Owen (Nashville, Tennessee) - tearing of cloth along gutters
- Memoir of Rev. William Gurley - Dated 1861 by Methodist Book Concern - cracking along gutters
- The Women of Methodism: Its Three Foundresses, Susanna Wesley, the Countess of Huntingdon, and Barbara Heck by Abel Stevens - Dated 1866 by Carlton & Porter - Front hinge cracked, lacks front flyleaf

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 2416

$60
Title: Clarendon and Whitlock Compar'd. To Which is Occasionally Added a Comparison Between the History of the Rebellion and Other Histories of the Civil War.
Author: John Oldmixon
Publisher: J. Pemberton
Printing Year: 1727

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with raised bands, this antique volume is a scarce history of the English Civil War, a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians and Royalists. The first (164246) and second (164849) civil wars pitted the supporters of King Charles I against the supporters of the Long Parliament, while the third war (164951) saw fighting between supporters of King Charles II and supporters of the Rump Parliament. The Civil War ended with the Parliamentary victory at the Battle of Worcester on September 3, 1651.

The volume shows external age/wear, with cracking to gutters and chipping along edges of spine. Mildly age-toned pages show light foxing. The book measures approximately 5" x 7 3/4" and contains 344 pages plus 17 pages of index and 9 pages of publisher's advertisements (including initial advertisement leaf). Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2417

$50
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on the U.S. Civil War:

- The Capture, the Prison Pen, and the Escape by Willard W. Glazier - Dated 1868 by H.E. Goodwin (Hartford) - decorative gilt binding. Slight tearing to top and bottom of spine.
- My Story of the War: A Woman's Narrative by Mary A. Livermore - Dated 1890 by A.D. Worthington and Company (Hartford) - decorative gilt binding.
- Women of the War: Their Heroism and Self-Sacrifice by Frank Moore - Dated 1867 by S.S. Scranton & Co. (Hartford) - decorative gilt binding, gilt-edged pages.
- Drum-Beat of the Nation by Charles Carleton Coffin - Dated 1888 by Harper & Brothers
- Confederate Agent: A Discovery in History by James D. Horan - Dated 1954 by Crown Publishers

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 2418

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Historical Collections of the Great West by Henry Howe - Dated 1856 by Henry Howe, Publisher (Cincinnati) - Volume I. Hinges are cracked. Spine is taped.
- Beyond the Rockies: A Spring Journey in California by Charles Augustus Stoddard - Dated 1894 by Charles Scribner's Sons
- La Salle and the Discovery of the Great West by Francis Parkman - Dated 1968 by Corner House Publishers (Williamstown, Massachusetts) - dustjacket
- Scotsman in Buckskin: Sir William Drummond Stewart and the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade by Porter & Davenport - Dated 1963 by Hastings House, Publishers - dustjacket
- A-Going to the Westward by Lois Lenski - Dated 1937 by Frederick A. Stokes Company

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50
Lot 2420

$50
Title: Animals in Motion: An Electro-Photographic Investigation of Consecutive Phases of Muscular Actions
Author: Eadweard Muybridge
Publisher: Chapman & Hall, Ld. (London)
Printing Year: 1925

Condition/Details: Bound in red cloth with embossed lettering to front cover, this antique oblong volume is a scarce pioneering photographic investigation into the movement of animals. Eadweard J. Muybridge (1830 1904) was an English photographer, known primarily for his important pioneering work, with use of multiple cameras to capture motion, and his zoopraxiscope, a device for projecting motion pictures that pre-dated the celluloid film strip that is still used today. The work is profusely illustrated with many photographic plates and drawings. The volume shows external age/wear, with cracking along gutters and minor creasing to covers. The book is solidly bound with clean, bright pages. The book measures approximately 12" x 9 3/4" and contains 264 pages. Please note that another title by this author is being offered in this auction. See lot 414. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
Lot 2421

$22
This auction lot includes the following group of antique, vintage and modern titles on history:

- A Ramble Among Surnames by J.W. Daniel - Dated 1893 by M.E. Church (Nashville) - decorative gilt binding.
- Memoirs of Henry the Eighth of England: With the Fortunes, Fates, and Characters of His Six Wives by Henry William Herbert - Dated 1855 by Miller, Orton & Mulligan
- Numerology by Vincent Lopez - Dated 1961 by The Citadel Press - signed by author, dustjacket.
- Lopez Speaking: An Autobiography of Vincent Lopez by Vincent Lopez - Dated 1960 by The Citadel Press - stated first edition in well-preserved dustjacket. signed and dedicated by author.
- Folklore by the Fireside: Text and Context of the Tuscan Veglia by Alessandro Falassi - Dated 1980 by Scolar Press (London) - dustjacket.
- Catalogue de la Manufacture: d'Armes et Cycles de St. Etienne by Jean-Claude Simoen & Jacques Tavitian - Dated 1997 by Bibliotheque de l'Image - solidly bound wrappers with folding flaps on covers.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 2422

$50
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- An Index to the Laws, the Declaration of Rights, and the Constitution - Circa 1800 - Lacks boards and all previous signatures. This text appears to have been bound with other texts originally.
- Lives of the Presidents of the United States by Robert W. Lincoln - Dated 1834 by William W. Reed and Company - full-leather binding with marbled edges. Significant external wear, shaken binding. Text block is intact.
- The History of the Political Parties of the State of New York by Jabez D. Hammond - Dated 1850 by Phinney & Co. (Buffalo, NY) - Volume I
- The Constitution of the State of Massachusetts, and that of the United States; the Declaration of Independence, with President Washington's Farewell Address - Dated 1805 by Manning & Loring (Boston) - quarter-leather binding with significant wear
- An Abridgement of the History of New England, for the Use of Young Persons by Hannah Adams - Dated 1807 by Etheridge & Bliss (Boston) - full-leather binding, front board detached

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 2423

$22
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage studies of English authors:

- Poetical Works of Ben Johnson edited by Robert Bell - Dated 1856 by John W. Parker and Son (London)
- Tom Moore's Diary by J.B. Priestley - Dated 1933 by University Press (Cambridge) - dustjacket shows wear.
- On Strange Altars: A Book of Enthusiasms by Paul Jordan-Smith - Dated 1923 by Brentano's, Ltd. (London)
- Charles Dickens: A Critical Study by G.K. Chesterton - Dated 1907 by Dodd Mead & Company - decorative gilt binding.
- Walter de la Mare: A Critical Study by Forrest Reid - Dated 1929 by Faber & Faber Limited (London) - dustjacket shows minor wear.
- Henry Vaughan: A Life and Interpretation by F.E. Hutchinson - Dated 1947 by Clarendon Press (Oxford) - decorative gilt binding.
- The Theology of William Blake by J.G. Davies - Dated 1948 by Clarendon Press (Oxford) - dustjacket.
- Samuel Butler, Author of Erewhon: The Man and His Work by John F. Harris - Dated 1916 by Dodd, Mead and Company - decorative gilt binding.
- The Mysticism of William Blake by Helen C. White - Dated 1927 by University of Wisconsin (Madison) - wrappers are slightly warped.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 2424

$90
Title: Chess and Playing-Cards: Catalogue of Games and Implements for Divination Exhibited by the United States National Museum in Connection with the Department of Archaeology and Paleontology of the University of Pennsylvania at the Cotton States and International Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia, 1895
Author: Stewart Culin
Publisher: Government Printing Office (Washington, D. C.)
Printing Year: 1898

Condition/Details: Bound in three-quarter leather with raised bands, marbled boards and bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce copy of the Smithsonian Institution Annual Report For the Year Ending June 30, 1896, considered to be one of the most significant treatises on the games and gambling artifacts of the North American Indian and Eskimo peoples. The work is illustrated with many photographic plates and in-text illustrations. This handsome volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with mildly age-toned pages and marbled endpapers. "Property of Art Department, American Lithographic Co." appears stamped on title page and interior pages. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 9". Page numeration goes from 665-943. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2425

$30
This shelf lot includes the group of antique and vintage literature and literary reference titles shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $25.50
Lot 2426

$18
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The Life, Speeches, and Memorials of Daniel Webster by Samuel M. Smucker - Dated 1860 by Duane Rulison, Quaker City Publishing House (Philadelphia)
- A Memorial of Daniel Webster from the City of Boston - Dated 1853 by Little, Brown and Company - front hinge cracked
- The Public and Private Life of Daniel Webster by Gen. S. P. Lyman - No date provided by John E. Potter & Company (Phialdelphia) - two volume in one
- Off-Hand Takings; or, Crayon Sketches of the Noticeable Men of Our Age by George W. Bungay - Dated 1854 by De Witt & Davenport, Publishers
- The Union Text Book: Containing Selections from the Writings of Daniel Webster - Dated 1860 by G. G. Evans, Publisher (Philadelphia)
- Biography of Henry Clay by George D. Prentice - Dated 1831 by Samuel Hammer Jr. and John Jay Phelps (Hartford) - full-leather binding, front board detached

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 2428

$55
Title: The Adventures of Ebenezer Fox, in the Revolutionary War
Author: Ebenezer Fox
Publisher: Charles Fox (Boston)
Printing Year: 1847

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped brown cloth with gilt lettering and decorative designs, this antique volume is a scarce autobiography of Ebenezer Fox (1763 - 1843). He served for three years as a seaman, resided in his native town of Roxbury, Massachusetts from 1784 to 1837, and was postmaster of Boston in 1831. The work is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of the author and numerous full-page engravings. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with mildly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 4 1/4" x 6 1/2" and contains 240 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2430

$22
Title: An Extract of the Rev. Mr. John Wesley's Journal, from February 16, 1755, to June 16, 1758. X.; June 17, 1758 - May 5, 1760; May 6, 1760 - October 28, 1762.
Publisher: William Pine (Bristol)
Printing Year: 1768 / 1764 / 1767

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with raised bands, this antique volume is a scarce edition of the diary of John Welsley (1703 - 1791), the Anglican cleric and Christian theologian, largely credited, along with his brother Charles Wesley, with founding the Methodist movement which began when he took to open-air preaching in a similar manner to George Whitefield. In contrast to George Whitefield's Calvinism (which later led to the forming of the Calvinistic Methodists), Wesley embraced Arminianism. Methodism in both forms was a highly successful evangelical movement in the United Kingdom, which encouraged people to experience Christ personally.

This book contains three sections, each with its own title page (only the first is marked X.) and pagination. The volume shows external age/wear, with hinges and spine broken. Front board is detached. Age-toned pages are unmarked. Preliminary pages are detached. Previous owner's name appears at the top of first title page. The book measures approximately 4 1/4" x 7" and contains xxx pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2431

$24
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on the revolutionary U.S.:

- Revolutionary Times: Sketches of Our Country, its People, and Their Ways by Edward Abbott - Dated 1876 by Roberts Brothers (Boston)
- A History of the American Revolution by J.L. Blake - Dated 1844 by Alexander V. Blake
- The Suppressed History of the Administration of John Adams by John Wood - Dated 1846 by Walker & Gillis (Philadelphia) - spine missing, front board separated.
- The True History of the American Revolution by Sydney George Fisher - Dated 1902 by J.B. Lippincott Company (Philadelphia) .
- Our Revolutionary Forefathers by Eugene Parker Chase - Dated 1929 by Duffield & Co.
- Fathers of the Revolution by Philip Guedalla - Dated 1926 by G.P. Putnam's Sons

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 2432

$50
Title: General History, Cyclopedia and Dictionary of Freemasonry: Containing an Elaborate Account of the Rise and Progress of Freemasonry and Its Kindred Associations - Ancient and Modern. Also, Definitions of the Technical Terms Used by the Fraternity
Author: Robert Macoy
Publisher: Masonic Publishing Company
Printing Year: 1869 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine and decorative masonic design to front cover, this antique volume is a scarce reference work of freemasonry by Robert Macoy (1815-1895), prominent freemason and founder of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Order of the Amaranth. He also founded what may be the largest Masonic publishing and supply house currently active. The work contains a tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of the author, in-text illustrations and plates The volume shows external age/wear. Mildly age-toned pages are unmarked. Bookplate of the Masonic Library, East Boston, signed by Sir James B. Webster, appears on front endpaper. The book measures approximately 5 3/4" x 8 1/4" and contains 700 pages plus 4 pages of publisher's advertisements. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2434

$60
Title: New Universal History of the Religious Rites, Ceremonies, and Customs of the Whole World; or a Complete and Impartial View of All the Religions in the Various Nations of the Universe
Author: William Hurd
Publisher: Richard Evans (London)
Printing Year: 1815

Condition/Details: Bound in half-leather with marbled boards, this antique volume is a scarce early nineteenth-century theological reference work. The work is illustrated with a frontispiece and plates. Both boards of this volume are detached, spine shows chipping. Text block is intact. Age-toned pages show occasional light foxing. The book measures approximately 8 3/4" x 10 1/2" and contains 912 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 2435

$18
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The Hasidic Anthology by Louis I. Newman - Dated 1934 by Charles Scribner's Sons - frontispiece excised
- The Music of the Jews by Aron Marko Rothmuller - Dated 1953 by Vallentine, Mitchell & Co. Ltd. (London) - ex-library
- Biting on Granite: Selected Sermons and Addresses by Louis I. Newman - Dated 1946 by Bloch Publishing Company - dustjacket
- The Jewish People, Faith and Life (Miscellaneous Items) by Louis I. Newman - No date provided by Congregation Rodeph Sholom (New York City) - wrappers
- Justice to the Jew by Madison C. Peters - Dated 1899 by F. Tennyson Neely (London)

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50
Lot 2436

$40
Title: The Cat: Past and Present
Author: M. Champfleury
Publisher: George Bell and Sons (London)
Printing Year: 1885

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce nineteenth-century work on cats translated from the French by Mrs. Cashel Hoey. Hoey has also provided supplementary notes and numerous in-text and full-page illustrations. The volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with unmarked pages that are clean and bright. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 7 3/4" and contains 214 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2437

$22
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage titles on American Genealogy:

- Your Family: An Informal Account of the Ancestry of Allen Kirby White and Emma Chambers White by Emma Chambers White - Dated 1941 by The Tuttle Publishing Co., Inc. (Rutland)
- Morris Family History by J. Montgomery Seaver - no date provided by American Historical-Genealogical Society (Philadelphia) - wrappers.
- Items of Ancestry - Dated 1894 by David Clapp & Son (Boston)
- John and Margaret Purtle Cammack: Their Descendants and Connecting Lines by Cecil C. Cammack - Dated 1983 by The East Texas Genealogical Society Press (Tyler) - two copies present, limited edition numbers 150 and 152.
- One Line of the Stearns Family - Dated c1897 by E.L. Freeman & Sons (Central Falls) - gilt embossing.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 2438

$18
Title: The Schoolmaster's Assistant: Being a Compendium of Arithmetic, Both Practical and Theoretical, In Five Parts; To Which Is Prefixed, an Essay on the Education of Youth.
Author: Thomas Dilworth
Publisher: Lewis Nichols
Printing Year: 1802

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather, this antique volume is a scarce early edition of this popular schoolbook. The work is illustrated with a woodcut frontispiece portrait of the author. The volume shows external age/wear, with cracking to bottom halves of gutters. This well-preserved book is solidly bound with age-toned pages that show foxing throughout. Newspaper article by Thos. W. Carden entitled "Schoolbook of Ancient Days" is pasted to front endpaper. Previous owners' names appear on preliminary page, and note in pen is visible at the bottom of title page. Note has also been penned to rear flyleaf. The book measures approximately 4 1/2" x 7" and contains 196 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2439

$24
This auction lot includes the following group of vintage titles on genealogy:

- Ancestry by Eugene Zieber - Dated 1895 by The Department of Heraldry (Philadelphia) - wrappers.
- History of the Old Cheraws by Alexander Gregg - Dated 1967 by Genealogical Publishing Company (Baltimore) - gilt embossing.
- Our Heritage: A Record of Information About the Hynes, Wait, Powers, Chenault, Maxey, Brewster, Starr and McIntosh Families by Lee Powers Hynes - Dated 1957 by the author - decorative gilt binding. signed and dedicated by author.
- Swedes in America: 1638-1938 edited by Adolph B. Benson & Naboth Hedin - Dated 1938 by Yale University Press (New Haven) - dustjacket shows wear.
- Prominent Families in America with British Ancestry - Dated 1971 by London House & Maxwell

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 2440

$500
Title: Symbolical Illustrations of the History of England
Publisher: R. R. Howson (Manchester)
Printing Year: 1843

Condition/Details: Bound in marbled stiff wrappers with pictorial design to front cover, this antique volume is a unique collection of symbols that provide a history of England. Tissue-guarded title page is elaborately illustrated (caption underneath illustration reads "R. R. Howson (?), Manchester, Aged 17 Yrs, 1843." Each page contains 16 squares in which symbolic images and/or letters are presented. Facing page offers an hand-written explanation for each square. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 8" and contains 24 unnumbered pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2441

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Happy Sunday Hours - No date provided by Thomas Nelson & Sons, Ltd (London)
- Familiar Letters to Young Men on Various Subjects Designed as a Companion to the Young Man's Guide by Wm. A. Alcott - Dated 1849 by Geo. H. Derby & Company (Buffalo) - Tilte in "Alcott's New Series"
- Harry the Whaler - No date provided by Harry the Whaler
- Anecdotes for the Young by Rev. Daniel Smith - Dated 1853 by Carlton & Phillips
- Letters to a Young Lady on a Variety of Useful and Interesting Subjects by Rev. John Bennett - Dated 1811 by William Fessenden (Brattleboro) - leather-bound volume with cracked front hinge
- Memoir of Ellen May Woodward by Rev. Geo. D. Miles - Dated 1850 by Lindsay and Blakiston (Philadelphia)

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 2442

$50
Title: The New-England Primer, Improved; or, An Easy and Pleasant Guide to the Art of Reading, To Which is Added, The Assembly's Catechism.
Publisher: N. Watts (Boston)
Printing Year: 1815

Condition/Details: This antique volume is a scarce early primer. The work is illustrated with woodcuts, including four alphabet woodcut pages, an illustration entitled "The Burning of Mr. John Rogers." The volume has only small portions of original covers attached. Age-toned pages show light foxing. Pagination runs to page 60, with last two remaining pages showing loss along bottom of side edge, slightly affecting text. The book measures approximately 2 3/4" x 4 1/4" . Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2444

$28
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Samuel Pepys and the World He Lived in by Henry B. Wheatley - Dated 1907 by George Allen & Unwin, Ltd. (London)
- The Avon and Shakespeare's Country by A. G. Bradley - Dated 1910 by E. P. Dutton and Company
- History of English Literature by H. A. Taine - Dated 1891 by Worthington Co. - Hinges cracked
- Pictures in Colour of Warwickshire: The Country of Shakespeare and George Eliot by F. L. Sabatini - No date provided by Jarrold & Sons, Ltd. (London)
- Genealogical Memoirs of the Family of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. of Abbotsford with a Reprint of his Memorials of the Haliburtons by Rev. Charles Rogers - Dated 1877 by Grampian Club (London)
- The Junius Manuscript by George Philip Krapp - Dated 1931 by Columbia University Press - Title is series " The Anglo-Saxon Poetic Records

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 2445

$50
This shelf lot includes the group of vintage and modern books on New York City shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $20.50
Lot 2446

$175
Title: The Dance of Death Exhibited in Elegant Engravings on Wood with a Dissertation on several Representations of that Subject But More Particularly on Those Ascribed to Macaber and Hans Holbein
Author: Francis Douce
Publisher: William Pickering (London)
Printing Year: 1833

Condition/Details: Bound in three-quarter green leather with raised bands and bright gilt lettering and decorative designs to spine, this antique volume is a scarce early study of the dance of death by English antiquary Francis Douce (1757 - 1834), who was a prominent member of the Society of Antiquaries, and for a time held the post of keeper of manuscripts in the British Museum. The work is illustrated with many plates. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages with red edges. The book measures approximately 5 1/4" x 8 3/4" and contains 262 pages 49 pages of plates at rear, 2 pages of marks of engravers and 11 pages of index. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2447

$22
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on British monarchs:

- Cusack's Reign of George III by Benjamin Wright - Dated c1895 by City of London Book Depot - front board separating from spine.
- Memoirs of the Life and Reign of King George the Third by J. Heneage Jesse - Dated 1867 by Tinsley Brothers (London) - volume two of three in decorative binding.
- Memoirs of the Life and Reign of King George the Third by J. Heneage Jesse - Dated 1867 by Tinsley Brothers (London) - volume three of three in decorative binding.
- Social Life in the Reign of Queen Anne by John Ashton - Dated 1883 by Scribner and Welford - one of stated one hundred copies printed, privately bound.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 2448

$55
This lot features the following group of vintage magazine issues:

Title: Mad
Issue Dates: 1956-1960
Number of Issues: 9

Notes: These magazines show very nicely with beautiful color front and rear covers. Most of the magazines are intact and whole, some issues show signs of age/wear including chipping, loose covers, etc. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 2449

$28
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The Last Leopard: A Life of Giuseppe di Lampedusa by David Gilmour - Dated 1988 by Pantheon Books - dustjacket
- Imagism: A Chapter for the History of Modern Poetry by Stanley K. Coffman, Jr. - Dated 1951 by University of Oklahoma Press - Stated First Edition in dustjacket
- The Genius of the German Lyric: An Historic Survey of Its Formal and Metaphysical Values by A. Closs - Dated 1938 by George Allen & Unwin Ltd. (London)
- Tirant Lo Blanch: A Study of Its Authorship Principal Sources and Historical Setting by Joseph A. Vaeth - Dated 1918 by Columbia University Press
- Theater and World: The Problematics of Shakespeare's History by Jonathan Hart - Dated 1992 by Northeastern University Press - dustjacket
- Tieck's Romantic Irony: With Special Emphasis upon the Influence of Cervantes, Sterne, and Goethe by Alfred Edwin Lussky - Dated 1932 by University of North Carolina Press

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 2450

$50
Title: The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night
Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd. (London)
Printing Year: 1964
Number of Volumes: Complete 4 volume set

Notes: Bound in blue cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine, this set is a scarce edition of this classic work. This version has been rendered into the English from the literal and complete French translation of Dr. J. C. Mardrus by Powys Mathers. The volumes show mild external age/wear, with faint spotting to spine covers and fore-edges. The books are solidly bound with clean, bright pages. Dustjackets are intact. The books measure approximately 6 1/2" x 9 1/2". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

© 2009 National Book Auctions.com • 1429 Danby Rd Ithaca, NY 14850-6071 • 607-269-0101 • All rights reserved. For more information, contact us.